Cat whisker

Cat whisker

A fine piece of wire mounted so that it could be moved over the surface of the crystal used in a Crystal detector until a spot was found that would give good detection sensitivity.
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The best patterns were mixed, pink or red bloodworm, Dawson's, Cat Whisker, Black Tadpole and Olive Zonker.
CAT WHISKERS (2-1F) justified market confidence with an authoritative success in the pounds 5,000 final of the Stones Puppy Silver Collar over 500m at Sheffield on Saturday.